Christmas Contact Arrangements for Separated Parents

Contact arrangements can be fraught during the emotive time of the Christmas holidays and can cause a lot of conflict in separated families – even if there is a Court Order in place. To resolve these matters, every family will have its own individual needs...

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Rules of Intestacy

Three in five people die every year without a Will. That means their assets will be dispersed under the strict Rules of Intestacy. Here is how that plays out. Did the person who died have a spouse or civil partner? (Cohabitees NEVER qualify) If they did and have...

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Could you be owed compensation?

If you or your family have been a victim of medical negligence or of a personal injury that wasn’t your fault, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact our friendly and knowledgeable claims lawyers to discuss your case #just more personal. We recently recovered...

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Challenging a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Order

DoLS ensures that people who can’t consent to their care arrangements in a care home or a hospital are protected if those arrangements “deprive them of their liberty”. For example, some-one has gone into hospital for a routine procedure. They take a while to recover...

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Electronic signatures

The Law Commission has now confirmed that electronic signatures can be used to sign formal legal contracts under English Law via its consultation paper “Electronic execution of documents“ - published in August 2018. The law relating to signatures and other formal...

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The Law moves on for civil partnerships

It would seem that the government will push ahead with civil partnerships being open to all couples following the Supreme Court ruling in Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan case in June 2018.There are now over 3 million couples living together in the UK. Just...

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The Rise of the #SilverSeparators

When Jane Fonda was 59, she was sitting in the back of her fabulously wealthy husband’s ranch-hand’s truck bouncing back to one of their 23 properties around the world. She realised that in a little more than a few months she would be starting her “third era” as she...

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Can a deposit be “non-refundable”?

When booking a venue for an event, such as a wedding, birthday or family get together, it is all too common for the excitement to take over and for paperwork to be signed before the Terms and Conditions have been read! But what happens if the event needs...

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Cut whiplash injuries with the headrest

Whiplash injuries and claims can be avoided if drivers and passengers do a simple test The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) with support from motoring safety experts Thatcham Research, is urging car users to protect themselves by making sure...

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